The League Cup which is also referred to as the Carabao Cup or the EFL kicked off on Tuesday 21st September. Manchester City hosted the League One side, Wycombe Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium. Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne, Riyad Mahrez, Ferran Torres, and Palmer were all on the scoresheet as the Citizens came from behind to thrash the visitors 6-1.
Former academy graduates - Charly Musonda lined up for this encounter. Musonda finally played a competitive match for the first time in a while following his recovery from injury, while Baker played the full 90' minutes and also contributed to the result by providing an assist for one of the goals.
Arsenal and Tottenham face a tough battle in one of the most exciting matches of the Premier League's sixth round, and both teams will be hoping to claim the North London derby bragging rights following a mixed start to the season. Arsenal are in 13th place with six points, while Spurs are in seventh place, three points ahead of Arsenal.
Leeds United are having a difficult start to the season, having yet to win a league game. They'll be playing at home against recently promoted Watford, who are also looking to get back on track. Leeds are in 18th place with three points from six games, while Watford are in 12th place with seven points.
Manchester City flew two trophies they won last season to Paris ahead of their UEFA Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night. Manchester City posted images of their Premier League and League Cup trophy on Social Media in Paris. Manchester City wrote on Facebook: "The trophies on show!"
Highly rated rock solid defender, Uzoma Ofoegbu, opened his goal account at the weekend as his side, Klasiko FC, kicked off it's League Cup campaign on a good footing as they defeated, Squad Project MSN. After a long lay off owing to a minor injury, the 6ft left footed defender returned with a banger as he registered his name and his first goal in the current Malaysian league Cup campaign at the weekend.
Liverpool enjoyed a perfect night in the League Cup, with three academy debutants and three goals in a comfortable win against Norwich City in the third round. Despite the heavy defeat, Chelsea youngstar Billy Gilmour, put in another excellent display in midfield and was unlucky not to get an assist.
Southampton have been close to winning in previous games and will be hoping to do so in the Premier League when they face Wolverhampton Wanderers in their next meeting. With four points, the Saints sit in 15th place, one place ahead of Wolves, who have three points.
Both Leicester City and Burnley won in the League Cup in midweek, and will look to continue their winning ways in the Premier League. The two meet at the King Power Stadium, with Leicester in 12th place with six points and Burnley in 19th place with one point.
Manchester United will play West Ham United in the third round of the League Cup after their thrilling comeback win at the London Stadium in the Premier League. Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the third game in a row for United, who have now scored in each of their six matches this season despite only keeping one clean sheet.
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Fans returned to Old Trafford for the first time in 18 months to see a Champions League match, as the time ticks away, with grinning faces, they watch and pray for a messiah to show up. Cristiano Ronaldo did show up at the death and scored the winner and everyone went into delirium leading the long night's long celebration bare-chested as Manchester United defeated Villareal by 2-1 in the UEFA Champions League match played on Wednesday.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will look to continue his search for silverware as Arsenal take on Leeds United in the League Cup. Arsenal will host Leeds United in the League Cup on Tuesday night with a win taking them into the quarter-finals and one step closer to silverware. The Gunners have been in fine form in the league after losing their opening three fixtures, with four wins and two draws in the six games since then.
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As we enter the third round of the Carabao Cup, we can look forward to experiencing knockout football for the first time this season. In comparison with the FA Cup, Premier League, and UEFA Champions League, the Carabao Cup, also known as the EFL Cup or the League Cup, is less generous and respected.
It is obviously known all over the entire world of football that the current Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is currently under pressure from the fans and most especially the pundits and ex-players of the club. Although he still got the support of the club management and some legends of the club, truth be told, if the results do not improve after the international break, Ole Gunnar might be the second premier league manager to be relieved of his duty, following Watford manager (I don't forget his name).
Manchester City will be bidding to become the most successful team in the history of the League Cup this season, and the Citizens will start their 2021-22 journey at home to Wycombe on Tuesday night. Pep Guardiola's side has won this competition on eight occasions - level with Premier League rivals Liverpool - while they have lifted the trophy in each of the last four campaigns.
Aston Villa vs. Chelsea was the example of a League Cup match. The two Premier League sides battled for more than 90 minutes, and the winner had to be decided by a penalty shootout. It was the kind of end-to-end action that has made English football famous around the world.
Manchester United must have known going into the game that it would be a close one against West Ham United. Jesse Lingard's late winner gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team the win and all three points at the weekend. However, there were no such heroics this time as the Red Devils failed to find the back of the net and were eliminated from the League Cup in the third round after a 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford against David Moyes' side.
Photo credit: Getty Images Cristiano Ronaldo could score his 4th goal in his third league appearance for Manchester United as the Red Devils host Aston Villa in a Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Saturday. Ronaldo who leads as the all-time scorer in men's football with a combined total of 789 goals can take his tally to 790 or more should he score in tomorrow's midday fixture against Villa who, like United, suffered elimination from the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night.
Arsenal continue their League Cup journey this mid-week when they play hosts to League One side AFC Wimbledon. The Gunners had their chips down the last time they played in this competition and a night off in West Midlands helped them to get much important winning feeling to what was a disastrous start to the season.